Evan McCutchen

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Striking modern home celebrates natural materials for a timeless aesthetic

Minneapolis-based architecture firm Strand Design completed Theodore Wirth Ranch, a beautiful home designed to stand the test of time in both …

8 Perfect-for-Winter Soup Recipes

On what feels like a never-ending quest for a seasonal meal to please all palates? Look no further than these eight soup recipes: simple, surprising, …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

It’s called the Ivy Lee Method.<p>When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the …

Time Management

7 ways to tell if you're talking to a psychopath or a narcissist

Generally speaking, you shouldn't walk around looking to diagnose your friends and coworkers as psychopaths and narcissists.<p>If someone looks over your shoulder while you're talking or seems weirdly distant, there's a good chance they're just having an off day and don't have a pathological …

Psychology

How to Become a Data Scientist Without a Degree

This article will explore what it’s like to be a Data Scientist, the skillset required, and how to acquire these skills using mostly free or cheap …

Data Science

Why the Most Successful People Do the Same Thing Every Single Morning

It's time to get serious about how you start your day.<p>If you spend any time around highly accomplished individuals, you've likely heard many of them swear by their early morning wake-up times as a direct catalyst behind their triumphs. Many of these high achievers also claim to have discovered the …

9 Simple Habits That Will Make You a Better Thinker

Studies at the University of East London and the University of Westminster in the UK showed that without water, our brains react up to 14% slower.<p><i>What can I do to become smarter? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Git: A cheat sheet

Git is an easy to use open source tool for team collaboration, though developers primarily use it to manage source code. Get details about this Linus …

3 Rules for Becoming an Operationally Excellent Leader

Unless you've mastered these operational fundamentals, your organization will always be vulnerable to the competition.<p>Imagine you have a brilliant friend. He's always full of great ideas. Unfortunately, this friend rarely brushes his teeth, never flosses, and showers only occasionally. So when he …

The 10 Commandments of Effective Communication

Effective communication is easier said than done. How can we do better?<p>Communication is the lifeblood of every relationship. A lack of healthy communication causes marriages to fail, creates distance between parents and children and can destroy the culture of any organization.<p>Effective …

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

Employment

11 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

We've pointed out some of the best personal-finance books to read and podcasts to listen to.<p>If those didn't strike a chord or fit in to your busy …

Goldman Sachs: There is an 88% chance we're heading into a bear market

The note is titled "Bear Necessities. Should we worry now?" It is an exhaustive, 87-page dive through macroeconomic data and stock market activity going all the way back to the early 20th Century. It was written in September by London-based Chief Global Equity Strategist Peter Oppenheimer, and …

Markets

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

Party Sandwich Recipes

• July 4th• <b><br>Party Sandwich Recipes</b><p>If you're expecting a big group this July 4th, give 'em what they really want: delicious sandwiches that easily feed a crowd.<p>Beef <i>Chacarero Chileno</i> (Chilean Steak and Bean Sandwiches)Don't judge it till you've tried it.<p>Mains Grilled Blackened Fish SandwichesA fish …

How To Look Like A Leader When You're Not

The paradox – you won’t get promoted to a leadership role if you don’t have leadership experience. But how do you get leadership experience when you’re only cast in a supporting role? Even if you’re in an entry-level position, you need to demonstrate leadership skills consistently and overtly. They …

Leadership

Delegation, And How To Be A Better, Happier Manager

<b>By Carlos Garcia-Pont</b><p>Delegation can be a sticking point for many mangers. Unless you are at the top of the hierarchy, most managers find themselves caught in a conflicting position, wishing for more autonomy and freedom in their job while not being willing to delegate to those below. Or, in other …

The Complete Learn to Code Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Python Tutorial: Learn by Coding</b><p>Go From Beginner to Master of Python with 7.5 Hours of Hands-On Training<p>Cement your coding skills by learning Python: server-side interpreted, open-source, non-compiled scripting language commonly used in web and video game development. Begin with the basics of …

Web Development

How Hershey used IoT to save $500K for every 1% of improved efficiency in making Twizzlers

Find out how Hershey leveraged the Internet of Things, cloud computing, machine learning, and big data to regulate production at its factories, …

Never Run Another Bad Meeting. Here's How.

Use these 2 techniques to set the right course.<p>Many meetings fail because they try to do too much. It's the "and" trap: Organizers say, "As long as we're holding the meeting, we might as well cover this and that and the other thing and something else." The problem is that the meeting becomes so …

Apple's iPhone 8 to use new 'function area' instead of home button: Report

The rumored iPhone 8's "function area" could be similar to the Touch Bar found on the new MacBook Pro line.<p>Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 will feature a …

Handling Non Functional Requirements in User Stories

For Training, Coaching, and Consulting engagements, please contact me for details on how I can help your organization.<p><b>Please Note:</b> User Stories are …

How to find out what Trump's favorite big data machine knows about you

Cambridge Analytica is a dirty, Dementor-focused big data research outfit that provided the analysis and psych profiles that the Trump campaign used …

Personal Data

Logotype vs Logomark

What’s the Difference?<p>In the field of logo design, you will find that most logos consist of lettering, often called a logotype design, and a symbol …

Web Development Top 10 for the Past Year (v.2017)

<b>For the past year</b>, we’ve ranked nearly 13,500 Web Development articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.074% chance) that can help you prepare your web …

Top 10

Travel Tools I Use to Learn, Work and Play Anywhere in the World

I often get asked what apps, services and travel tools I use to work, learn, plan, play, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

17 DIY Sauces, Spices and Spreads That Snub the Pre-Packaged Stuff

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>With so many easy-to-grab condiments, spreads and spices …

The Simple Way to Give Difficult Feedback (Without Hurting Feelings)

Learn how to balance honesty with compassion for maximum impact<p>Whether you're a leader or a peer, part of your responsibility is to give people feedback. Having been raised in a culture that often dances around the truth and tiptoes near insecurities, you may lack the skills required to balance …

3 Popular Goal-Setting Techniques Managers Should Avoid

In 2002, professors Edwin A. Locke and Gary P. Latham, two of the best known academic researchers on goal-setting, wrote an article in <i>American Psychologist</i> summarizing their 35 years of research. Among their findings:<p>Setting specific, difficult goals consistently leads to higher performance than …

10 Powerful Ways You Can Be a Successful Leader

Great Leaders have certain traits that make them stand out from the rest. If we want to achieve what they've achieved, we have to learn to do as they do.<p>These are times that call for great leaders--people who are confident and courageous, certain in their leadership--to show us the way.<p>It's not …